• Build the future with work skills

    SKILLING FOR RECOVERY

    Fee free for eligible students

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  • Get confident using technology and getting online

    GET DIGITAL!

    Fun, free and open to everyone

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  • Employment Allrounder

    HOSPITALITY BASICS

    5 essential courses over 5 days

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Skilling for Recovery

*Fee free training for more eligible students under the NSW Government's COVID-19 Recovery Plan



Build the future with work skills

The NSW Government's Skilling for Recovery initiative offers fee-free and low-fee training options to eligible students to boost skills development across full and part qualifications. The aim of the Skilling for Recovery program is to support Australia's economic recovery through the development of workforce skills that businesses need to sustain our economic development.

Skilling for Recovery means more opportunities for rural and regional people to take part in fully-funded, local training that will increase their chances of getting first-time employment or help them upskill to meet changing job requirements.

There's never been a better time to build your work skills for the future. Contact us now to find out if you're eligible for Skilling for Recovery funded training.

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White Card

You need a white card if you're a worker and you want to carry out construction work. To get a white card you must first complete general construction induction training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). If you have a white card but haven't carried out construction work for two consecutive years or more you'll need to retrain.

*Fee free

Forklift and White Card

If you need to operate a forklift truck at work you'll need a forklift licence. Before you can apply for a national licence to perform high risk work to operate a forklift, you must first complete training to safely operate a forklift truck with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Training will be conducted under realistic workplace conditions.

*Fee free

Lifestyle workshops coming up



Timber and Resin Tray

Learn the skills to make a beautiful timber and resin tray. Choose your own colours and go home with an amazing finished piece at the end of the day!

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Resin Cheese Board

A wonderful introduction to using resin. Learn how to mix, colour and pour fast-setting resin to create your very own beautifully decorated cheese board.

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Moulded Resin Serving Tray

This class uses casting resin and moulds to create an awesome resin serving plate. This beautiful and very useful plate is 33cm x 22cm.

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Free Flow Acrylic Workshop

Go with the flow. Try your hand at creating a beautiful piece of fluid art! You don't need to be an 'artist' to join the latest art craze sweeping the world.

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Why our students study with us




Achieve goals

96% of Smart and Skilled students who trained at Community College Northern Inland in 2018 reported they achieved their main reason for training.

Get satisfaction

Smart and Skilled students who trained at Community College Northern Inland in 2018 reported a satisfaction score of 4.09 out of 5.

Reap the rewards

89% of Smart and Skilled students who trained at Community College Northern Inland in 2018 reported they achieved at least one employment benefit.

Grow as a person

96% of Smart and Skilled students who trained at Community College Northern Inland in 2018 reported they achieved at least one personal benefit.

Be inspired by our student stories

  • Kylie’s Story

    Pathways for Rural Students

    Taster courses assist learners to engage with learning while discovering their suitability for a particular industry or role. Read about Kylie’s pathway to success.

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  • Kelsie’s Story

    Pathways for Rural Students

    Traineeships provide the financial support learners need while following their career paths. Read about the traineeship that helped set Kelsie on her learning journey.

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  • Darren’s Story

    Pathways for Rural Students

    Nationally recognised training provides a pathway to a rewarding career. Read about the journey that lead Darren to his latest challenge and find out what fuels his desire to give back.

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